Impact Of Marijuana On Travel Hard To Assess In Colorado

Entrepreneurs eager to get a foothold in the medical marijuana business asked Baltimore County Council members Tuesday to pass zoning laws that would allow them to operate.

COLORADO:  A year after marijuana sales became legal in Colorado, the impact on tourism is difficult to assess.

At least 18 companies offer bus tours of marijuana facilities, and a Denver bed and breakfast markets itself as a “bud and breakfast,” the Denver Post reported Sunday.

But state-funded agencies aren’t promoting marijuana tourism, and no statistics are available on its impact.

Colorado Tourism Office Director Al White said promoting pot-oriented travel could put the state in danger of violating laws. Marijuana is still illegal under federal statutes.

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